Lyon County Public Health was notified Wednesday, April 7 of a significant decrease in the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine allocations coming to Kansas. Per KDHE, “the projected allocations for delivery to the State of Kansas next week and the following weeks was 15,800 each week, but this has now been dropped to 5,000 doses statewide for the week of April 12 and1,700 doses statewide projected for the weeks of April 19 and 26. As a point of reference, 47,100 doses of Johnson & Johnson were delivered to Kansas this week.”
Lyon County Public Health and Flint Hills Community Health Center will have 200 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine available at the April 15th vaccination clinic. It is unknown how many, if any, Johnson & Johnson doses will be allocated to Lyon County in coming weeks.
Lyon County continues to have Moderna COVID-19 vaccine readily available, as it is unaffected by this shortage. Getting vaccinated will help keep you, your family and your community healthy and safe. By gettin gvaccinated you can help end the damage to the economy, prevent more illnesses and deaths and eliminate COVID-19.